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Japan Update 2019

Changing immigration stance in focus at 2019 Japan Update

4 September 2019

Japan’s rethink on immigration in the face of an impending labour force crisis was in the spotlight at The Australian National University’s annual Japan Update on Wednesday 4 September. In the...

Creating a future beyond borders : Innovative dual degree program commences in Japan with Ritsumeikan University’s College of Global Liberal Arts

23 April 2019

Earlier this month students commencing in Japan in the dual-degree program were welcomed by the Ritsumeikan University. The Bell School at ANU has partnered with the College of Global Liberal Arts at...

2019 cohort RU-ANU

Our first cohort of dual-degree students commences

26 February 2019

Last week the Bell School welcomed its first students into the Bachelor of Asia-Pacific Affairs, an innovative new dual degree program with Ritsumeikan University in Japan. This Orientation Week...

Japan bound - to launch our new dual degree

14 November 2018

Dr Christopher Hobson has joined the Bell School as Program Convenor for the Bachelor of Asia Pacific Affairs – a new program being offered as part of our dual-degree with Ritsumeikan University (RU...

The Statue of Peace: a young girl that sits on a bench outside the Japanese Embassy in Seoul, South Korea.

Comfort Women: Japan & South Korea’s simmering flashpoint

20 February 2018

The historical issue of “comfort women” is still a simmering source of tension between Japan and South Korea. Dr Lauren Richardson, the new Director of Studies at the Asia-Pacific College of...

Shinzo Abe and Malcolm Turnbull January 2018 (Photo: Shinzo Abe/Twitter)

Australia-Japan defence deal: Noteworthy, not newsworthy

23 January 2018

Pity the news subeditor in summertime Australia. It’s January, the days are languid, and even the Trump administration can’t fill the entire World News section. Unsurprisingly, then, some headlines...

Strategic partnerships: Helping or hindering security?

Strategic partnerships: Helping or hindering security?

15 June 2016

Strategic partnerships are becoming central to the management of international security in the Asia-Pacific region. All the major powers and many of the minor ones have entered into multiple...

The morning after: Australia, Japan, and the submarine deal that wasn't

The morning after: Australia, Japan, and the submarine deal that wasn't

8 June 2016

Barely had the visiting Japanese submarine, JS Hakuryu, departed Sydney Harbour on 26 April than Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced to the media that Australia’s future submarines...

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